Baidu Archive

David Henriques

Foreign companies pour money into Baidu search engine marketing (SEM) every year, and for good reason. The right SEM campaign can bring your company quick and effective results for marketing to Chinese consumers. Problem is – a lot of brands aimlessly set up ads, not knowing much about the process, and more than often don’t get the results they would like.…

David Henriques

Search engine marketing, or SEM, is one of the most effective ways to attract new customers in an increasingly competitive marketplace. With millions of brands out there all scrambling for the most effective marketing strategy, it’s never been more important to advertise efficiently online. Unlike the rest of the world where Google is the dominant force in search, the Chinese search engine market is constantly changing.…

David Henriques

China’s BAT tech trinity are continuously in competition with each other and this time it’s over setting the trend for the post-app age with Baidu’s push into the mini program market. If you aren’t already familiar, mini programs are sub-applications that run inside an app. The mini program feature was introduced by Tencent in 2017 and has since found its niche in the market and is arguably one of the biggest innovations to come out in recent years.…

David Henriques

Web traffic is not, as many brands often assume, a simple vanity metric. Rather, it’s understanding how to convert those numbers into conversions. Learning how to effectively drive traffic to connect with Chinese consumers can boost your sales exponentially. With China’s internet population now exceeding 800 million and over 60% of online shoppers researching products online before making a purchase, search engine marketing is one of the most important marketing channels to gain brand awareness in China.…

David Henriques

China’s internet population just passed a major milestone with 802 million people now actively using the internet and over 81.1 percent of the population are search engine users. Over 60% of Chinese consumers do extensive research before purchasing a product or service with the majority of the research being done on Baidu. As one of the most important digital marketing practices, search engine optimization is essential to a company’s success in China’s online marketplace.…

David Henriques

China is already more digitized than many spectators realize with one of the most active digital-investment and start-up ecosystems in the world. “Ecosystem” is a word that gets thrown around a lot in the tech industry, but this buzzword actually deserves a lot of attention. The digital tech rise in China has appeared to grow from overnight but far from inexplicable.…

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baidu serps

We’ve spoken about what it takes to rank well in Baidu, how to optimize for mobile and how to get into content marketing in China, so this time around it’s time to breakdown the search engine results page. Most of us are well-versed in Google’s search results pages, but what about Baidu? Are there a lot of similarities?…

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baidu content marketing

Before you can expect any sort of traffic or sales online in China, you first need to impress the all-mighty gatekeeper of search engine visibility: Baidu. Just like the west, no holistic digital marketing strategy is complete without a proactive approach to SEO. In this context, proactive means having fresh, useful and consistent content across a variety of platforms; not just on your website.…

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baidu seo

For a while, many search marketers were wary of investing in Baidu search. Ranking organically was seen as a difficult task, especially among the plethora of ads littering the SERPs. With new laws and regulations put in place last year, 2016 was seen as a “coming of age” for Baidu. So with that said, here’s why you should invest in Baidu for the remainder of this year and the future!…